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DeltaCorps- The College Initiative
 
 
 
Are you ready to make an impact? The College Initiative, in partnership with DeltaCorps, a program of AmeriCorps and the Delta Regional Authority, is seeking self-motivated applicants to provide low-income high school students in rural Arkansas and Memphis, Tennessee, with financial wellness services for future college success and financial independence. Members will serve a vital role as Financial Literacy Coaches. Financial Literacy Coaches will engage with students through a financial wellness curriculum. The goal of this program is to empower students in the Delta Region to make informed decisions during the college search process and into their post-secondary careers. An adequate financial understanding is imperative to economic self-sufficiency, and developing these habits during high school will help reinforce positive behaviors and attitudes for future success.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Develop financial wellness program materials and procedures keeping in mind the different barriers faced by students in the rural setting as well as in the urban setting. Adapt materials and delivery to ensure an individualized approach when meeting one-on-one with students and or parents. Implement workshops and resources to help students learn how to manage their financial lives and plan for success during and after college. Coordinate with community partners to bring programs to schools such as bankruptcy workshops or tax preparation for students. Asses students’ financial literacy knowledge (Pre-test and Post-test). Lead students in financial activities as constructed in the financial wellness program.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
DeltaCorps- The College Initiative

Program Start/End Date
11/01/2016  -   08/30/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE ,  ARKANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2016  To  01/01/2017 

Contact Robin Walker
80 Monroe Ave
Memphis   TN   38103
662-607-8375
service@thecollegeinitiative.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 70125


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